Serious incident in Marlborough

As stated by Acting Tasman District Commander Inspector Virginia Welch

One man has been injured in a serious incident in Marlborough this evening.

The man, who was wanted by Police, failed to stop on State Highway 1.

Subsequently spikes were deployed and the vehicle came to a stop at an intersection of Hardings Rd on SH1.

The man who allegedly presented a knife was shot in the arm.

Police immediately issued first aid and the man was transported to Wairau hospital.

The alleged offender is under Police guard at the hospital.

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